His Majesty The King granted dhar to appoint the new Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications, Gasa Dzongda, and a Zimpon Wogma to the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon.
Phuntsho Tobgay, who was formerly serving as the Director General of the Department of Geology and Mines of the MoEA, is the new MoIC Secretary.
The new Gasa Dzongdag is Rinzin Penjore, who was formerly serving as Director of the National Council Secretariat.
Pema Rinchen, who served as Director of Project Hope under His Majesty’s Secretariat, has been appointed as Zimpon Wogma to the Office of the Gyalpoi ZImpon.
In accordance with Article 2.19 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, His Majesty The King appoints government Secretaries and Dzongdags on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, who, in turn, obtains nominations from the Royal Civil Service Commission.